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At $465 a night, you would think the cottage rooms (and even the $990-cottage suites) at the Four Seasons Biltmore would be on the level of the rooms at the Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles. But the decor is drab and out of a can—and this after a renovation. 1260 Channel Drive; 805-969-2261.

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